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Nanny / Governess, Full time&Part time

Excellence Services, LLC Atherton, CA
  • Posted: 13 days ago
  • $70,000 to $100,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Medical

Full Time, Part Time, Live-Out Only
$72,800 to $104,000+ Benefits. DOE.

Up to 20% Performance Based Bonus.

An active family is seeking a live-out nanny to create a stimulating, nurturing, and safe environment for their young children. Nanny will be responsible for all tasks related to the care of the children, serving as a loving, nurturing and trustworthy companion. The nanny will not act as a sitter, but rather a playmate, sports and outdoors enthusiast, mentor, educator, and entertainer.


· Experienced working with preschool and school-aged children.

· Experienced with 2+ children in a private home domestic setting.

· Willing to work collaboratively with parents and assist with developmental milestones.

· Prepare children for school and accompany them to/from school.

· Carefully research and propose age appropriate local activities and resources, register attendance, and accompany to activities.

· Able to transport children to and from play dates, outings, classes, etc.

· Knowledgeable about child development (e.g., firm when needed, but also capable of being laid back and fun).

· Good organizational skills to maintain closet systems, and toiletries.

· Develop and implement sanitation schedule of toys, surfaces, handles, etc.

· Guide children on etiquette and manners.

· Experienced in play-based learning and creating educational activities, lesson planning.

· Engage activities at home, scheduled outings, themed weekends, etc.

· Manage seasonal wardrobes and clothing size rotations.

· Hand wash delicates.

· Develop children’s independence; help them be self-motivated.

· Assist children with homework and school projects in an interesting, engaging manner.

· Liaise with children’s schools, track and report to parents on school progress.

· Ensure children’s timetable is adequate and allows for the day to run smoothly.

· Able to prepare fresh and healthy snacks. Work with Chef to develop child-friendly menus.

● Principal’s First

Ability to stay focused on meeting and exceeding Highly Private Principals/Clients needs

● Learn from mistakes

Able to admit mistakes upfront and seeks the truth. Learns and grows from mistakes. Makes thoughtful choices and provides solutions to avoid future mistakes. Keeps improving.
● Conscientious
Finishes duties mindfully, effectively and promptly.
● Dedication

Shows a deep commitment to the role and people.
● Accountable

Takes ownership of tasks and time for Due diligence.

● Independent
Thinks and acts independently.
● Resilience

Does not complain or shy away from assigned work. Confronts difficulties with a positive outlook. When the going gets tough the tough get going.


· Must be able to build a rapport with children.

· Intuitive to the needs of the children.

· Ability to travel internationally and domestically when needed.

· Willing to travel with family during school vacations and holidays.

· Highly organized, detailed oriented, proactive, excellent time management skills, and service minded.

· Attentive to Principals' preferences and style.Can take direction and accept feedback.

· Active, fit and non-smoker.

· Well groomed and professional.

· Long-term intent.

· Reliable and punctual.

· Excellent communication skills and ability to multitask.

· Flexible schedule.

· Creative, energetic, positive, happy and compassionate.

· Calm under pressure.

· Resourceful and takes initiative to follow through and complete tasks timely.Willing to assist with the day-to-day functioning of a busy family and household.


· Bachelor’s Degree and/or Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or Early Childhood Development.

· 5+ years of full-time consistent and recent nanny experience in a private home setting.

· 3-4 outstanding direct report references from current and previous professional positions. References will be verified.

· Looking for long term fit and commitment.

· Superb command of the English language, both written and oral, is required.

· Technically savvy. Familiar with Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets and Calendar.

· Understands the highest level of confidentiality and discretion is required.

· Lives within close proximity to the family's residence.

· Ability to complete extensive background checks, motor vehicle checks, and drug tests.

· Valid Driver's license and clean driving record.

· CPR and First Aid certification

· Immunizations (i.e., TDap, MMR, Flu-shot)

· Legal to work in the United States.

Excellence Services, LLC

Why Work Here?

Up to 20% performance-based bonus.


1 atherton ave, atherton, ca
Atherton, CA

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